The Hawthorn Tree

The Hawthorn Tree by Arthur Rackham Latin: Crataegus, Common Hawthorn: Crataegus monogyna Type: Shrub or small tree | Size: 5-15m (about 16-49ft) Other Names: may, mayblossom, maythorn, quickthorn, whitethorn, motherdie, and haw The hawthorn tree is native to Europe, Northwest… Continue Reading

The Willow Tree

From ‘Tree Fairies’ illustrated by Franke Rogers Latin: Salix alba; Salix capreaType: Deciduous Tree | Size: 10-30m (33-100ft)Other Names: White Willow; Goat Willow, Pussy Willow, Sallow; Withe, Withy If the Alder tree is the “King of the waters” then the… Continue Reading